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William Jay Franklin

William Jay Franklin, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1977, United States District Court District of Columbia 1978, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981. Member American Bar Association, Federal Communications Bar Association, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

  • Franklin, William Jay was born on March 1, 1945 in Logansport, Indiana, United States. Son of Frederick Arthur and Ferne (Friskney) Franklin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with highest distinction, Purdue University, 1968. Master of Science in Computer Science, Purdue University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1977.

    Career

    • Computer specialist antitrust division United States Department Justice, Washington, 1976-1977. Associate Lowenstein, Newman Reis & Axelrad, 1977-1980, Becker, Gurman, Lukas, Meyers & O'Brien, Washington, 1980-1982. Principal Mahn, Franklin & Goldenberg, Professional Corporation, 1982-1985.

      Partner Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, 1985-1987, Pepper & Corazzini, Washington, since 1988. Guest lecturer Brookings Institution, Washington, 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1977, United States District Court District of Columbia 1978, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981.

    Works

    • Author monthly column: Legal Briefs, since 1984.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Federal Communications Bar Association, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Killette, February 5, 1988. 1 child, James Frederick.
    • father: Frederick Arthur Franklin
    • mother: Ferne (Friskney) Franklin
    • spouse: Kathleen Killette
    • child: James Frederick Franklin
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    Born March 1, 1945
    (age 72)
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